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  1. First Gunpla Build! HG Julieta Reginlaze

    Just completed my first Gunpla!

    It was a learning experience to say the least, lesson #1 I need to get better at panel lining and figuring out how to properly clean them up without ruining the...
  2. Sticky: Okay so I am waiting on my paint to dry a good 24...

    Okay so I am waiting on my paint to dry a good 24 hours before I begin assembly...as stated before I am new to the Gunpla world, so bear with me...

    Once the paint has fully cured, and I start...
  3. Sticky: Is there a tried and true method for thinning? Or...

    Is there a tried and true method for thinning? Or is it just trial and error to get a “milk” consistency?

    I’m in Japan right now so I am mainly using Mr.Color Lacquer paints at the moment with...
  4. Favorite MS Design/Model (not Gunpla)

    All the newer models from different series/centuries/universes are all well and good...but I have a soft spot for the RX-78 series of Mobile Suits...nothing flashy, they are tough, built for a...
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    Poll: I personally thought TLJ was amaze-balls...TFA...

    I personally thought TLJ was amaze-balls...TFA spent too much time reminding me it was a Star Wars movie...like we all know who Han Solo is, we all know what the Millennium Falcon is...stop wasting...
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    I have plans for those puppies, I got a big...

    I have plans for those puppies, I got a big diorama planned for them.

    Are they hard to come by back in the US? They are relatively common here in Japan...maybe because it’s a Bandai Product...if...
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    The girlfriend bought me that PG Unicorn kit with...

    The girlfriend bought me that PG Unicorn kit with LED for Christmas with one condition...no more models until those get built...lol...


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    I actually really like that idea... Sent...

    I actually really like that idea...


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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180211/e601184c...

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    Lol, my “to do someday” bench...believe me I’m a model addict...

    As for the plans, if you Google “Vent Works” I...
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    Yea, I honestly entered it for $hits and giggles...

    Yea, I honestly entered it for $hits and giggles and completely forgot about it until like 5 months later when I got an email and had to have a friend translate it telling me I had won, lol


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    Coco Ichibanya Custom HG RX-78-2

    Won this last year as part of a contest here in Japan at the local Coco Ichibanya Curry House shops...don’t know if I should assemble it or leave it in the box......
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    First Gunpla EVER!

    Figured it was time to get started on my first ever Gunpla kit...found a cheap HG “Julieta’s Mobile Reginlaze” for like $6 on sale at a local department store...
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  14. Sticky: Probably sounds silly, but are your using primer...

    Probably sounds silly, but are your using primer or spraying directly onto the plastic? Washing the parts thoroughly with mild soap? That’s all Incan think of to try and save the paint and not waste...
  15. Sticky: Mr. Color Paints

    Maybe someone can settle this once and for all...I keep finding conflicting information online and none of the hobby stores here in Japan speak English...

    Mr. Color...is it acrylic or...
  16. Thread: Hello!

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    So all the shows, do they follow the same story...

    So all the shows, do they follow the same story line? Just different time periods of the same universe? I’m watching the very FIRST series/compilation movie now from the 70’s


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    Thank you and Thank you! Finishing up a series on...

    Thank you and Thank you! Finishing up a series on Netflix, but I know what I’m looking for this weekend to watch...lol...


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    I don’t even know where to begin story wise, lol,...

    I don’t even know where to begin story wise, lol, I would love to watch every episode of Gundam from the very beginning but it’s hard to find English dubbed copies...


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  19. Thread: Hello!

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    Hello!

    Brand new to Gunpla...checking in from Japan...

    Not new to the modeling scene, been building model aircraft and armor for years...but Uncle Sam decided to send me here to Japan back in...
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